Welcome to Gordano Valley Archers

COSE 2016 West of England Club of the Year

f23811c99d03543abe9480cf6.jpgWe are a very open and friendly Archery Club based on the edge of the Gordano Valley at The Downs School in Wraxall, North Somerset.

Our vision is to promote and develop the sport of archery and to provide a safe and welcoming environment for all.

We aim to achieve this by ensuring we have a highly motivated and professional team of coaches and officials dedicated to the principles of equitable practice.

The club is committed to providing archery as an all inclusive sport and actively promotes the sport as a Triple A sport for all the family. Triple A = All Ability Archery.

We shoot throughout the year on Sundays at our ground as well as having an indoor facility from October to March that we use on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings when the weather does not permit outdoor shooting.

Shooting times are:

Sundays (The Downs School) Wraxall BS48 1PF

09:00 to 10:00 – Set up range – Club Members
10:00 to 12:30 – Assembly beginners and club shoot.
12:30 to 13:00 – Take down range

Indoor range available (weather dependent)

09:00 to 09:30 – Set up
09:30 to 12:00 – Beginners & Juniors Club Members
09:30 to 12:00 – Senior Members if spare capacity ( Members please set up on the landing)
12:00 to 12:30 –Take down range

Mondays (@ Worle) 58 New Bristol Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS22 6AQ

Closed for the Summer

17:30 to 21:00 Beginner, Novice, Intermediate or Experienced archers welcomed.

Wednesdays (The Downs School) Wraxall BS48 1PF

18:15 to 20:30 indoors—main club shoot (Members Only)

Please note for safety we do not allow all carbon arrows to be used on our outdoor ranges.

252 – Legend Achievement Awards


Several members have been asking about the scores required for the different bow types for the 252 scheme now that Spring has finally arrived.

Full details available in the ‘Members Area‘, but you knew that already.

However if you are looking for more ‘quiver bling’ why not sign up for the ‘Clout’ tournament  on the 19th May being shot across our range, where there is not only the chance to win UK Status Tassel awards but also newly commissioned  GVA Medals.

Se the entry form for more details or speak to Colin , Neil or Chris.

Archery GB Rules Changes 2019


Only a few changes this year to Archery GB Rules and Procedures.

It was agreed  to the deletion of some laws  from  the ‘Memorandum, Articles and Laws’    which relate to ‘shooting’ and after some rewording and these have been   incorporated into Archery GB Shooting Related Laws (SAP8) , with a link on the ‘Rules Page’

The main change relates to archers who are members of more than one club or have changed club during the archery subscription  year and I would recommend reading ‘SAP8′

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GVA Hosts Imperial Tassel Award Status Clout

Double One-Way Imperial Clout

black tasselSun 19th  May 2019black tassel
Downs School, Wraxall, North Somerset. BS48 1PF

10:15 Registration     (Archery GB Cards to be shown)
11:15  Assembly
11:30 Sighters


Bow Types: Archery GB recognised Bow types , excluding Crossbow.

Sorry no Carbon only arrows.

All Archery GB registered archers welcome, book early to avoid disappointment.

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